An Artist Run Gallery

“Fashion is the Art of the day!” 

The Dexter Cheston Gallery influence in the broader art world is shaping the conversation around contemporary fashion-art on a national and international level. 

Who We Are

Founded in 2023, by Dexter Cheston, we are more than just an art gallery; we are an institution that embodies the spirit of creativity, innovation, and culture. From exceptional exhibitions, to actively engaging with the local community through a variety of outreach programs, educational initiatives, and collaborative projects – the gallery serves as a vibrant hub where artists and art enthusiasts alike can come together to exchange ideas and celebrate the transformative power of design. 

What We Do

  • Design for the future: We commit our innovative and creative thoughts towards our Art, Fashion to Beauty designs for the taking.
  • Make sound investments: We invest our intellectual and financial capital in order to continue growing, developing plus reimagining our design house; enabling the future generations to come.
  • Have skin in the game: We transact across the fashion, art, beauty to tech worlds with local as well as global suppliers and individuals in order to take our works from concept to market – all in support of the industries we do business as well as hold accountable.

Meet Dexter Cheston

A native of Trenton, New Jersey, Dexter Cheston is a multifaceted artist and entrepreneur with a passion for pushing the boundaries of creativity. Cheston studied Business and Marketing plus Art History at Clark Atlanta University, in Atlanta, Georgia as well as Organization and Technical Design at New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan, New York. 

In 2015, Cheston launched the fashion house DEXTERDEXTERDEXTER in New York City, where he debuted multiple runway collections during NYFW and served as creative director for nine years. From conceptualizing the aesthetic, sampling development, to automating business systems – Dexter directed the brand’s digital solutions and platforms plus designed across the label’s various product segments including ready-to-wear clothing, handbags, eyewear, beauty essentials to travel goods, fragrances and home furnishings. 

In 2023, Cheston founded the Dexter Cheston Gallery, an artist-run institution dedicated to shaping the conversation around contemporary fashion-art on a national and international level. 

“As creative director and artist of my namesake brand, I represent the very culture in which I am. I built my Art, Fashion and Beauty design company with the intelligence of people and organizations before me, who paid the cost on all levels. Today, we are delivering on that responsibility we owe, by proceeding with transparent data science, innovative growth, and creative equity.” Dexter Cheston

More than just an art gallery, the Dexter Cheston Gallery serves as a vibrant hub for creativity, innovation, and cultural exchange, enriching the lives of all who encounter us.


The Nail Color Collection

On View – Mar 31 through Aug 31, 2024